Operational & Security Support CityCo and Manchester BID provide business networks with operational and security services to help bring the right people together to resolve neighbourhood and practical issues. We work on behalf of members and with...
In December 2022 businesses across Manchester city centre voted in support of continuing the city’s Business Improvement District (BID) for another five-year term. The new term, alongside the announced Manchester Accommodation BID, will see an additional £6 million a year invested into the city centre.
Voting for a third term was expanded to incorporate 200 offices, growing the BID’s footprint in the city, and evolving its cross-sector membership.
This expanded proposal attracted a turnout of 42.64% with 242 votes in favour and only 3 against. 98.76% by number, 99.56% by RV.
In its third term, Manchester City Centre Business Improvement District will continue to support businesses through its operational and lobbying services, attract visitors, shoppers, and workers into the city centre through its annual events calendar, and continue to deliver regional, national, and international promotional campaigns.
APRIL 2023 – 2028 BUSINESS PLAN FOCUSES
Supporting businesses around 4 key themes:
Attracting shoppers, visitors, tourists, and workers into the city centre, whilst enhancing the city’s reputation as a thriving destination.
Improving the city centre as a welcoming, attractive, resilient, and safe place.
Maintaining a tight-knit relationship between levy payers and keeping businesses in the loop with city authorities.
Continuing to support businesses to help meet Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) commitments.